Cross-LoC trade suspended in J&K’s Poonch after Pak violates ceasefire


The cross-LoC trade was suspended on Wednesday after Pakistan Army violated the ceasefire along the Line of Control by resorting to unprovoked mortar shelling and small arms firing in Jammu and Kashmir’s Poonch district, officials said.

Five mortar shells hit the trade facilitation centre at Chakan-da-Bagh, damaging a few sheds, including the one housing the X-ray scanner, custodian of LoC trade centre, Poonch, Fareed Kohli told PTI.

He said the shelling took place around 12.30 pm, when the process of scanning of the trucks was almost complete. Read More

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